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Beautiful books that make unforgettable gifts

Give the book-lover in your life something special with one of these gorgeously illustrated stories, ornate classics or coffee table books – or, you know, just treat yourself.

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It is a truth universally acknowledged that a book lover in possession of a wish list must be in want of a beautiful book.

Whether you're after classics or cookbooks, comics or children's books, this selection of some of our most exquisitely designed stories is ready to give your bookshelf a makeover and win you some brownie points with that special someone.

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